Team Legion of the Damned Captain: dustin800- Major 2142
We have already started the first round. However, if you get a team together quickly, I'm willing to accept it. You will either get a bye the first round and all teams will have a bye for a round, or, if another team joins quick enough, you could still join in the first round.
I also uploaded the maps and settings for all upcoming rounds (you'll find them in the same post as the results).
Team Captains: I still need player assignments for round 2 for several teams! Please pm them to me:
Round 2 Americas
S = single games, D = doubles games, Q = quad game
S1: Montreal escalating - sunny S2: Charleston no spoils - fog S3: San Francisco escalating - fog S4: Treasures of Galapagos no spoils - fog D1: Caribbean Islands flat rate - fog D2: Canada escalating - sunny D3: USA escalating - fog D4: South America no spoils - sunny Q: North America no spoils - sunny
As you can see, the quad game has a fairly high score of 4 points. Originally I was going to have the singles and doubles games played and then play the quad game as best of 3. I decided against that because of the time factor, it would drag every round out by at least a few days if not longer. That's why I decided to set up one quad together with the other games and only in case it would be the deciding game, make it best of 3 and set up the other 2 quad games.
And if you think about it, the quad game is only one game, but counts for 4 points. That's why I decided to count the singles and doubles first, then apply the quad game. So, if the difference in score is less than 4 points, after adding up the singles and doubles scores, the quad game is the deciding game and thus automatically best of 3 and the 4 points will be given after that.
And, if the difference in score is 4 points after adding up the singles and doubles scores, and the team with 4 points wins the quad, it will be 8-8. The 4 points are given after the first game although the quad will also become automatically best of 3 to decide the winner of the round. The score will remain 8-8 though.
If the difference in points is more than 4, after adding up the singles and doubles scores, you play just 1 quad game for 4 points.
I could have chosen many ways to do this, however this is the way I decided. I did that after careful consideration of what is fair and not too time consuming and "test calculations" to see different outcomes.
You'll just need to keep in mind that you cannot celebrate yet if you win the quad game, because it may end up being best of 3.
If the majority of you do not agree with this we can do it different, let me know.